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1. Staalplaat ~Radio Each Thursday from 11.00 PM until 01.00 AM. We started early 1983 at the notorious Amsterdam radio pirate “Radio God”. The program stopped late 1999 when all pirates were killed by selling of FM frequencies commercially. Recently it resurrected on the internet station DFM.nu broadcasting every week with a Presenting live sound […]
OHM is a relatively new collaborative project where Geert-Jan Hobijn, Gijs Gieskes and Radboud Mens perform using self-built tools. The three have a very impressive status of each other and this cooperation could be referred to as a ‘super group’ of instrument builders and developers. For Instruments Make Play they (for the first time!) a […]
Ohm is more a side project with Geert-Jan Hobijn, Gijs Gieskes and Radboud Mens. Each of us has build their own instruments that we bring. This was our first show, we did not rehearse, test live on stage.
We build a new mechanical orchestra for Transmediale that consists of instruments made of custolmised household appliances, which might normally be found in a shop window. The various sound devices are arranged in groups. A robot video interface invites the passers-by to “play” the orchestra through their phone with simple dial commands. Visitors can select […]
At the Dutch GOGBOT festival we presened for the first time our new sequencer system. Now we can play our machines live. On the main square of Enschede a frame is set up round the local monument . In this set up we placed: 12 bog boxes 10 metal grinders 12 vacuum cleaners (that play […]
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Expositie ‘Om’ van Geert-Jan Hobijn from Witteveen+Bos on Vimeo. Staalplaat soundsystem created an indoor version of our work ‘Composed Nature’ inside the Bergkerk Church as part of the exhibition ‘Om’, which was organised to mark the Art+Technology Award 2014. Seventy trees placed in the centre of the church, and the rustling sounds emitted by this ‘forest’ […]
uitnodiging Kunst+Techniek-prijs 2014_Hobijn_HR Invitation Art+tTechnology Award 2014 Thought‑provoking sound art as a playful gift to a wide audience The Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2014 will be presented to Dutch sound artist Geert‑Jan Hobijn. Hobijn will receive the award in recognition of his entire body of work. The presentation ceremony […]
“Plan C” is a new sound & light installation. Set up inside the bridge over the Rein (Deutzer Brücke) in Cologne, in the framework of Brückenmusik. The Deutzer Brucke has the echoes of a cathedral but not its silence. Also, it has the fullness of sound of a public and therefore open place, but is still a […]